1 June 22, 2016






FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lonny Wilk (561)988-2917 or (cell) 954-235-1489 lwilk@adl.org Boca Raton, Fla, June 22, 2016 … According to the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents released today, there were 91 verified incidents of anti-Semitism in Florida in 2015, marking a significant increase of incidents over the previous year’s 70 incidents. Florida’s
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June 15, 2016






Do better on hate crimes   The Ledger Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. A recent Ledger editorial reflects a profound misunderstanding about the nature of hate crimes, as well as errs on reporting requirements in Florida [“A better solution to hate crimes,” June 7]. Although it is correct that under federal law
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BY JAMES ROSEN WASHINGTON Omar Marteen’s pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State 20 minutes into the slaughter at The Pulse nightclub in Orlando Sunday morning brought to horrific public attention what had largely been absent from Islamist-inspired attacks in the West: radical Islam’s visceral hatred for gays. Gay men have been targeted repeatedly in
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Senator Bill Nelson: Orlando shooting may be work of ISIS follower By Shannon Donnelly Daily News Society Editor Early indicators are that the worst mass shooting in US history may be the work of an ISIS follower. Florida senator Bill Nelson, on the scene in Orlando, said that, after speaking with intel staff, “they do
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